New airport director announced

New airport director announced for Kirksville Regional Airport

The City of Kirksville has announced a new airport director for the Kirksville Regional Airport.

Glenn Balliew holds a Professional Aeronautics Major in Aviation with a Minor in Safety from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. Balliew has received specialized training at numerous aviation academies. He served in the United States Army in various Aviation positions from 1984 through March 2006 and since has served as a Department of Defense civilian with the US Army Reserve Command.

Since 2006, Balliew has worked as a Deputy Assistant Commandant at the US Army Aviation Center of Excellence, Fort Rucker, Alabama, in the fields of Air Traffic, Airspace and Unmanned Aircraft Systems.

Balliew will report to work August 26.